The Electoral Board

DUTIES OF THE ELECTORAL BOARD

As the organ that has authority over Elections Cameroon, the Electoral Board ensures the smooth functioning of the Institution. The Electoral Board equally ensures “compliance with the electoral law by all stakeholders (of the electoral process) for the purpose of guaranteeing regular, impartial, free, fair, transparent and credible polls”.

In this respect, its duties are mainly centred on the organisation of polls as well as the internal management of Elections Cameroon. Within the purview of election management, “the Electoral Board is expected to:

  • carry out verifications and controls it may deem appropriate;
  • scrutinise candidacy papers and publish the final list or lists of candidates contesting presidential, legislative, senatorial, regional and municipal elections;
  • forward election reports to the Constitutional Council or bodies provided for by law;
  • ensure the timely publication and notification of the list of members local polling commissions to the appropriate persons specified in the electoral law, notably representatives of lists of candidates or candidates;
  • control the preparation of election material and election documents within the deadlines laid down by law;
  • hear and determine claims and petitions regarding pre-election and election operations, subject to the jurisdiction of the Constitutional Council and appropriate courts or authorities;
  • order corrections warranted following consideration of claims or petitions filed in respect of elections or referendums”.

With regard to the internal management of ELECAM, “the Electoral has as duty to:

  • adopt the by-laws of Elections Cameroon;
  • submit reports and/or proposals to the relevant authorities on issues that fall within their competence;
  • examine and approve draft budgets prepared by the Director General of Elections;
  • approve the action programme prepared by the Director General of Elections;
  • approve progress reports drawn up by the Director General of Elections;
  • give its opinion or make suggestions on any election-related draft instrument submitted to it;
  • on the proposal of the Director General of Elections, determine the organisation and conditions of functioning of branches”.
 

Mr. Enow Abrams Egbe
President of the Electoral Board
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Ms. Amugu née Abena Ekobena Appoline Marie
Vice-Président of the Electoral Board
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Pr. TITI NWEL Pierre
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Pr. MBONDA Elie
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Ms. TSANGA Delphine
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Ms. NJEUMA
born EFFANGE Dorothy LIMUNGA

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Ms. BOMBA NKOLO Cécile
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Mr. TIKU TAMBE
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Mr. MANA
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Mr. HAMAN DAIROU
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Mr. EJAKE
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Mr. Dieudonné BELLE AMOUGOU
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Mr. ADAMOU ALI
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Dr. NSANGOU
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Ms. SADOU DAOUDOU
born LADY BAWA

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Mr. MBU Peter
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Mr. EFANDENE
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Mr MOHAMADOU BOUBAKAR
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